CORPUS CHRISTI - Saturday night offers must-see boxing at Whataburger Field. The Heavyweight Boxing Showdown is presented by CCC Entertainment, Corpus Christi Hooks, Houston Astros and Keep Punching Entertainment.
Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and the first fight is scheduled to start at 6:30. For tickets, visit cchooks.com/boxing or call 361-561-HOOK (4665).
The main event features undefeated NABF Lightweight champion Selina "Aztec Queen" Barrios vs. 4-0 Patricia Juarez.
Barrios, who hails from San Antonio, KO'd previously unbeaten Aida "Lady Sparta" Satybaldinova in her last fight. The triumph was hailed by many boxing publications as the "knockout of the year." Juarez, a native of Mexico, is the sister of WBC Bantamweight champion Mariana "Barbie" Juarez, whose record stands at 50-9-4 with 13 knockouts.
Also matching up are heavyweights Robert Alfonso and Rodney Moore. Alfonso enters the contest with a 16-0 record, including 7 knockouts. In his last fight, the 31-year-old Cuban knocked out Mike Bissett on May 25 in Tuscaloosa, AL. Moore is a veteran of 36 professional bouts. His exploits include knockout victories over 12-0 David Latoria and 12-1 Donnell Wiggins (WBA-NABA Light Heavyweight Title).
The evening's boxing card is subject to change.
Heavyweight Boxing Showdown - September 22 at Whataburger Field
NABF Lightweight champion Selina "Aztec Queen" Barrios vs. Patricia Juarez, 10 rounds
Heavyweights Robert Alfonso vs. Rodney Moore, 8 rounds
Heavyweights Christian Anderson (Corpus Christi) vs. Jarvis Lee, 4 rounds
Lightweights Luis Acosta vs. Jerry Sao Lor, 4 rounds
Junior Lightweights Kingdamon Antoine vs. Josh Ross, 6 rounds
Middleweights Donald Reed vs. TBA, 6 rounds
Light Heavyweights Neller Obregon vs. Blake LaCaze, 6 rounds
Cruiserweights Ernest Reyna (Corpus Christi) vs. Steven Lyons, 6 rounds
Light Heavyweights Jamarcus D. Warren vs. Kenyotta Henderson, 4 rounds
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